Everyone knows that Story Points are just made up numbers that don't really mean a thing. But, why don't we use some some REAL data from a REAL TEAM to finally PROVE that Story Points don't really matter.
Just because you are stuck using Jira doesn't mean you shouldn't take responsibility for using it in a professional manner. How you organize the swimlanes on your board can have a huge impact on how your team communicates and ultimately how they work together. This 1-minute YouTube short covers 3 ways to organize your Sprint Backlog swimlanes.
Just because you are stuck using Jira doesn't mean you shouldn't take responsibility for using it in a professional manner. One way to make Jira less transparent is not updating the resolution field when items are closed. This 1-minute Youtube Short will show you how to fix that.
The reality is that most developers and agile practitioners do not get much say in which tool they use to manage their Scrum artifacts. And yet, we still need them to enable our individuals to have positive interactions.
I recommend taking RESPONSIBILITY for using your tools in a professional manner.
Resist the urge to mirror your clients’ organizational structures. Embrace a structure that encourages agility throughout your organization, and provide that value to your larger customers – because they can’t do it themselves.
Agile means something different for every organization. Start-up companies need to find the sweet spot between absolute chaos and overbearing process & control. Professional Scrum and Kanban can help teams and organizations do just that!
I’m lucky enough to work with different teams on a regular basis. In some cases, these teams have been doing scrum for years. These teams have become highly proficient when it comes to the events in Scrum.